(Answered) POLI330N-Week 4 Discussion: The Electoral College Argument, Politics and Social Media


POLI330N Political Science

Initial Post Instructions

For the initial post, respond to one of the following options, and label the beginning of your post indicating either Option 1 or Option 2:

  • Option 1:List the ways in which contemporary presidential campaigns have used social media as a campaign tool. Do you consider social media as a successful tool? Explain your answer. Do you see social media as an unsuccessful tool? Explain your answer and provide examples.
  • Option 2: There are numerous discussions involving the Electoral College. There are some people that want to abolish the electoral college while others want to keep it. What do you think? Keep the electoral college or abolish it? Explain the reasons for your choice.

Be sure to make connections between your ideas and conclusions and the research, concepts, terms, and theory we are discussing this week.


Option 1

Social media is common today where many electoral candidates use social media as a campaign tool. A common way that social media can be used is through engaging the public using live video. Many presidential candidates apply live streaming from different Facebook and Instagram, which helps them interact with the voters and the non-voters (Greenberg et al., 2018). …..please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5